Elijah Deaton, Sr.

21 December 1781–30 March 1855 (Age 73)
Chatham, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Elijah

When Elijah Deaton, Sr. was born on 21 December 1781, in Chatham, North Carolina, United States, his father, Captain William "The Tory" Deaton Sr., was 45 and his mother, Sarah Jackson, was 35. He married Elizabeth Dossett about 1803, in South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 30 March 1855, in Oconee, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in East View Cemetery, Honea Path, Anderson, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elijah Deaton, Sr.
1781–1855
Elizabeth Dossett
1790–1873
Marriage: about 1803
Louisa Deaton
1804–
William David Deaton
1812–1905
Jackson Deaton
1815–1883
Levi Deaton
1820–1867
Elizabeth Deaton
1822–1870
Elijah D. Deaton
1824–1897
Nathan Deaton
1827–1908
John Deaton
1829–1901

Spouse and Children

    Male1781–1855Male

    Elizabeth Dossett

    Female1790–1873Female

MARRIAGE
about 1803
South Carolina, United States
children

(8)

    Louisa Deaton

    Female1804–Female

    Male1812–1905Male

    Male1815–1883Male

    Levi Deaton

    Male1820–1867Male

    Elizabeth Deaton

    Female1822–1870Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America

Age 2

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1788 · South Carolina becomes the 8th state in the Union

Age 7

On May 23, 1788, South Carolina ratifies the Constitution of the United States making it the 8th State of the Union.
1803

Age 22

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

English: probably a variant spelling of Deighton .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elijah Deaton in entry for Sarah Jane Deaton, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"
  • Elijah Deaton, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Elijah Deaton Sr, "Find A Grave Index"

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